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Josephine Pitts Lee

June 22, 1931 ~ June 23, 2018 (age 87)
Josephine "Jo" Pitts Lee of 3486 Depew Circle, Morristown , TN passed away Saturday, June 23, 2018 at Heritage Center. She was born June 22, 1931 to the late James and Lucy Kesterson Pitts. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ernest Edward Lee, son, Edward "Eddie" Clinton Lee and brother, Paul Pitts. She worked at American Enka and JC Penney and was a member of Alpha Baptist Church in Morristown. Jo will be remembered as loving mother, proud grandmother, true friend and a devoted christian lady.

Survivors include her daughter, Mona McDavid (Tim) of Chelsea, AL, sister, Bonnie Sauceman of Mohawk, TN; five grandchildren, Ashley Stanley (Josh) of Advance, NC, Clint, Ella and Ian McDavid of Chelsea, AL and Tommy Lee of Clarksville, TN; four great-grandchildren, Joey and Gracie Stanley and T.J. and Nicole Lee.

The family will receive friends Tuesday, June 26, 2018 from 5-7 p.m. at Mayes Mortuary, 444 West Main Street, Morristown, TN with funeral services following at 7 p.m. with Rev. Ray Smith officiating. Interment with processional from funeral home to Hamblen Memory Gardens will be June 27, 2018 at 11:00 a.m.


JUN 26. 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Mayes Mortuary

444 W. Main St.

Morristown, TN, 37814

Funeral service

JUN 26. 7:00 PM

Mayes Mortuary

444 W. Main St.

Morristown, TN, 37814

Graveside Service

JUN 27. 11:00 AM

Hamblen Memory Gardens

5421 E Andrew Johnson Hwy

Russelville, TN, 37860

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